On a spur of the moment getaway, we decided to be spontaneous and head to Bali for a long weekend. We’ve been a few times before, and with only a weekend up our sleeve, we thought we would treat ourselves and stay at the W Resort & Spa in one of their private villas.
With 229 retreats, suites and villas, the resort is designed for true tranquility. The W Hotel range spare no expensive when it comes to the decor, offering innovative touches and stunning views of the ocean and perfectly maintained gardens.
The W Resort have options available at all price points, depending on how secluded you want your holiday to be. We opted for the 2,422 square foot (225 square metre) Marvelous One Bedroom Pool Villa offering a W Signature king size bed, living space, office space, munchie box, BOSE sound system and floor to ceiling windows overlook your own private pool.
Upon our arrival, a make your own cocktail set was waiting for us to enjoy when we were ready. We quickly unpacked, put on our bathing suits and shook up some tasty cocktails before heading out to the pool to enjoy some sunshine.
If the bedroom area wasn’t amazing enough, the bathroom is every home owners dream! Complete with terrazzo bathtub, rain forest shower, side by side sinks, Bliss Spa amenities and plush bath robes to make this the utmost relaxing bathroom possible!
Moving outside to our private 25 square metre pool was completely surreal. With total privacy and stunning landscaping, the perfect oasis awaits. Take in the sun on one of your pool chairs, or sit back and relax on your own cabana bed. Food and drinks can be ordered at any time from the touch of a button and arrive within only a short time.
Moving to the public areas of the resort, another favourite is the tropical WET® pool, offering oversized beanbags for lounging, multilayered pools, and an abundance of sun chairs. One of my biggest pet peeves is not having enough chairs, and this place does not disappoint. In addition to seating around the pool, there is ample seating on the beach, plus cabana beds to hire if desired.
For those who are a bit more of the foodie type, the W Resort has you covered with more than 8 bars and restaurants to enjoy without having to step foot off the property. With something different to offer at each stop, there is something new and exciting to try throughout your stay.
- STARFISH BLOO – A stylish beach side restaurant, focusing on Pan-Asian cuisine in a casual yet stylish atmosphere. Dress code – smart casual
- FIRE – This grill style restaurant focuses on the best of the best in prime meats and seafood boasting dramatic displays of gastronomy. Causal atmosphere and dress code.
- WOOBAR – Known for their more upbeat atmosphere, the bar is open all day to enjoy light eats & tasty drinks in a fun and casual atmosphere. Head to the sky deck to enjoy international DJ’s as they spin throughout the day and late into the evening.
- W LOUNGE – This lobby lounge is like no other. With its sophisticated and trendy vibe, sit back at any time and enjoy a cocktail or two at their Mediterranean style bar.
*Above photo sourced from W Resort & Spa directly.
- ICE BAR – This beach bar is perfect for sitting back with a cocktail in hand and watching the sun set. Pan-Asian style cuisine in a casual and stylish atmosphere await you.
- CHILL BAR – This indoor/outdoor bar is located within the AWAY® Spa complex. Offering Mediterranean cuisine in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.
- CELLAR – Looking for the ultimate private dining experience? Dine with 5 of your closest friends/family in the secret dining room, showcasing their premium wine collection. The cellar is located within FIRE, offering grill cuisine, in a stylish and private setting.
- 1 BELOW – This is the location for private parties, exclusive events, or special outings. Dress-code is smart casual, offering an intimate atmosphere for their Grill style cuisine.
It’s no surprise the spa is of utmost relaxation, which is open 24/7, on their “Whatever/Whenever ® time. The space is well designed for total relaxation offering stunning blue hues and stylish decor throughout. This is your ultimate escape from an already relaxing resort.
Away Spa features:
- 3 single treatment rooms with Meditation Platforms
- 2 Double treatment rooms with Vitality Baths
- 2 Spa Suites with Wet & Dry Treatment Areas
- 1 Beauty Room
- Hair Salon & Mani/Pedi
- Male & Female Wet area with Hot Stone Bath and Cold Plunge
- Detox/Oxygen Room
- CHILL Bar & Re-Fuel area
- Retail Therapy
*Above two photos sourced from W Resort & Spa directly.
Located on the same level as the AWAY® Spa, the FIT centre is open 24/7 for you to work out at your own leisure. With state of the art workout equipment including elliptical cross trainers, high tech machines and free weights.
It’s safe to say this is your ultimate getaway for total relaxation. From the private villas, top notch service and high end amenities, food and drinks, there is no better place to spend a few days to unwind from the real world.
Features & Amenities
- Private villas
- Ocean views
- Complimentary WiFi
- 24-hour Whatever/Whenever® valet service
- BOSE® sound system
- In room dining service
- Dry cleaning & laundry
- FIT Fitness centre
- Outdoor Pool + private villa pools
- Business Centre & Library
- 24 hour AWAY® Spa
- Hair Salon & Mani/Pedi
- Spa Suites w/ Wet & Dry Treatments
- Meditation platforms
- Beauty Room
- Detox/Oxygen Room
- Hot Stone Bath & Cold Plunge
- 8 restaurants & bars onsite
- 24hr fitness centre
Jl. Petitenget, Kerobokan, Seminyak, Denpasar, IDB, 80361, Indonesia
Phone: (62)(361) 3000 106
In Australia, call: 1-800-025-525